José Ballesta Germán
José Ballesta Germán Mayor of Murcia Ayuntamiento de Murcia Murcia, Spain


Jose Ballesta is Mayor of Murcia since 2015. PhD and Doctor in medicine and surgery, Professor at Murcia University and Chancellor of this institution from 1998 to 2006. In the regional government, he has been Councillor of the Department for Public Infrastructure and Territorial Planning, Councillor of the Department for Universities, Labour and Research and government spokesman for the Regional Government from June 2011 to 2014.


Save to calendar 19-11-2019 17:00 19-11-2019 19:00 Europe/Madrid Smart Cities in Spain: Local Initiatives and National Plans

The Spanish Smart Cities National Plan is promoting projects tapping into the use of technologies such as IoT, Big data or AI for the betterment of public services and attention to citizens’ needs. Moreover, various calls were launched to develop more sustainable tourism and smart building in the territory’s cities. In this session, local beneficiary representatives will present their specialized solutions and obtained results and will answer to answer to the following questions: How can these initiatives be escalated on a regional level? How can national strategies promote the development of better governance considering each city’s needs?

Inclusive & Sharing Cities Room

Smart Cities in Spain: Local Initiatives and National Plans

17:00h - 19:00h Congress Area | Inclusive & Sharing Cities Room
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